INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: HO/BH+/CHIP recoupment of premium payments for clients who become eligible for SSI retroactively.
Effective Date: May 19, 2003 - Date of Issuance.
Document Description: When managed care clients who are enrolled in Healthy Options (HO)/Basic Health Plus (BH+)/Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) become retroactively eligible for supplemental security income (SSI) benefits, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) recoups premiums paid to HO/BH+/CHIP plans for the period of retroactive SSI eligibility. This memorandum explains MAA's recoupment process.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Kevin Sullivan, Regulatory Improvement Coordinator, Department of Social and Health Services, Medical Assistance Administration, Division of Program Support, P.O. Box 45533, Olympia, WA 98504-5533, phone (360) 725-1344 or go to website http://maa.dshs.wa.gov/download/publicationsfees.htm (click on "Numbered Memoranda," "Year 2003"), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 14, 2003
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section